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Khoya Khoya Chand (2007)

Circa 1960s Lucknow-based author Zafar Ali Naqvi, who has issues with his father and his four wives, including the 4th one who lusts after him, re-locates to Bombay, starts writing for ... See full summary »

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Zafar Ali Naqvi
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Nikhat
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Prem Kumar
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Shyamol Mukherjee
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Producer Khosa
Sonya Jehan ...
Ratanbala
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Sharda
Ashish Ghosh ...
Noni Ganguly
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Michael (as Hyder Ali)
Alka Pradhan ...
Nikhat's mother
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Ravinder
Yusuf Hussain ...
Zafar's father
Dipannita Sharma ...
Sujata
Nitin Murudkar ...
Nikhat's father
Keerti Kapoor ...
Zafar's mother
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Circa 1960s Lucknow-based author Zafar Ali Naqvi, who has issues with his father and his four wives, including the 4th one who lusts after him, re-locates to Bombay, starts writing for movies, and falls in love with starlet Nikhat Sheikh. Both decide to get married but cancel the plans at the last minute after she finds out that her mother and her live-in boyfriend, Michael, have gambled all her savings. Zafar leaves, leaving Nikhat on a bumpy road to self-destruction. Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Sudhir Mishra said in an interview on Zee TV that this film is based on his experience and is a tribute to the film industry and everyone who existed during the 1950s. See more »

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References Yahudi (1958) See more »

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Chale Aao Saiyan
Written by Swanand Kirkire
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A movie for the movie connoisseur.
10 December 2007 | by (India) – See all my reviews

An excellent movie... wonderfully directed,with excellent characterization, screenplay... The story of a person as he realizes his naivety and attains maturity through the course of his life is depicted through the character of Zafar, the cinema industry of the fifties being an excellent backdrop. One can see how life is dealt with, differently by different persons as we look at the distinct personalities in Nikhat, Zafar and the superstar Prem Kumar. As we are taken through the movie we get a glimpse of the movie industry in the fifties in the perfectly made settings, giving the impression of an excellent classic in the current times.


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